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Momentum is building for efforts to allow players in the biggest college football and men’s basketball programs to get a bigger share of a billion-dollar industry. Enter the NCAA. Read more

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Are you with the bark up or bark down crowd? Read more

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Now is the time for centrist Democrats who want to defeat Donald Trump to move on from Joe Biden so that either Amy Klobuchar or Pete Buttigieg have some chance at winning the nomination. Read more

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California has a new law, effective in 2023, that would allow players at all California schools to receive income for the use of their image and likeness. It’s unlikely Wisconsin will follow suit. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is proposing a $40 wheel tax on car registrations in order to fund her transit plans and plug holes in her overall budget. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Public Service Commission chair Rebecca Valcq and commissioner Mike Huebsch rejected a motion that they recuse themselves from a decision on the Cardinal-Hickory Creek Line. Read more

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The opponents of stationing F-35s at Truax have the stronger arguments. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

It might seem like a miracle today, but 30 years ago Democrats and Republicans came together to protect the Lower Wisconsin Riverway. Will politics ever again work so well? Read more

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The UW Athletic Department has hired a sports marketing firm to turn around declining season ticket sales and lower attendance at football games. Read more

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There are a lot of college rankings out these days. But one thing is clear: increasing public investment in our public’s universities would be in everyone’s best interest Read more

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Another football season is underway but one former fan won’t be watching. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Rebecca Cameron Valcq spent her career as a lawyer for WE Energies, the state’s largest utility. But ATC line opponents still thought she might vote with them. Read more

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Dylan Brogan

Opinions on “Nails’ Tales” ran from loathing to indifference. But with no political controversy behind the work, the statue didn’t engender a public fight. Read more

Citizen Dave

American society is growing older, less healthy and less financially secure. So, what’s a boomer to do? Read more

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The story of the rookie outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers is about promise turned sour and then redeemed and about experts being proven wrong. And more. Read more

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The value of today’s rapid-fire presidential debates is doubtful. Read more

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David Michael Miller

As a presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren offers detailed policy plans. But is that the smart thing to do politically? Read more

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David Michael Miller

Wisconsin could be the “tipping point” state for 2020, just as it was in 2016. Read more

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Madison has a lot of museums but not one is devoted to its own history. Without a history museum, is the city losing the stories and artifacts that show us how we have evolved and who we are? Read more

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As the city starts to put together its next budget, there is again a projected gap between expenses and revenues. Agencies will be asked to cut back and some will offer options that are not feasible politically. Read more

Citizen Dave

Hizzoner argues his approach to Madison’s flood threat covers the “complexity” of the causes and solutions to flooding; a Catholic remains faithful through “poor leadership” of Bishop Morlino, who recently died. Read more

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Bill Keys was a widely respected Madison West high school English teacher and later a member of the Madison school board. While he was there the board tied itself in knots over the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of every school d Read more

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    Duke Welter, outreach coordinator of the Driftless Area Restoration Effort: “The impacts of floods are very different in places where we’ve restored the flood plain.”

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    Luke Zahm, owner of the Driftless Café in Viroqua: “Trout fishing opens the door for people to come here.”

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    Bill Baldon: “Fly fishing allows a deeper connection with the environment.”

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    Kriss Marion buys some vegetables from vendor and supporter Jenny Bonde of Hollandale at the Mineral Point Farmers Market.

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    A natural extrovert, Marion enjoys chatting with people at farmers’ markets, parades and rural fundraisers.

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    Landmark (right), with business partner Anna Thomas Bates at their Paoli shop: “I’m confident that I’m the only campaign manager in the country who makes cheese one day a week.”